Arctic air blasts D.C. area
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Arctic air blasts D.C. area

The D.C. area is getting blasted with frigid air Friday morning.

WASHINGTON -- Bundle up Friday morning because frigid air and windy conditions are making their way through the region.

Temperatures will feel like -5 to 5 degrees Friday morning, so be sure to limit your time outside.

A wind chill advisory is in effect until 10 a.m. Friday for most of the metro area.

Courtesy Storm Watch 7 


WHAT TO EXPECT:

Temperatures will feel like -5 to 5 degrees Friday morning, so be sure to limit your time outside. 

Arctic air plunged in overnight and despite lots of sunshine, Friday will be brisk, breezy and bitterly cold. Highs will be in the upper 20s, but wind chills will make it feel like 10.

Temperatures slightly rebound for the start of the holiday weekend before the next arctic front arrives on Valentine's Day evening. Once again some gusty winds will usher in some light snow that could lead to a coasting in spots.  If it lingers after dark, there could be some slick spots on roadways.

From Saturday evening through Sunday morning, a high wind watch will take effect for parts of the region.

Courtesy Storm Watch 7 

Get the full forecast on WTOP's weather page.


CLOSINGS AND DELAYS:

At least one public school system has delayed classes Friday morning because of the cold weather. Get the full list of closures and delays on WTOP.com.

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